More news coming out of Hollywood as multiple geek movie and TV productions come to a standstill, and this is the round-up.The Hollywood Reporter. It was slated to hit theaters on May 1, but now it's all up in the air because the CDC has recommended that public gatherings of 50 or more people be disbanded for up to eight weeks, and theaters are shut down. The rolling out of Marvel's Phase Four schedule continues to go poorly in the wake of the virus pandemic (see "'Eternals,' 'Shang-Chi,' 'Doctor Strange,' 'Thor,' 'Blade' Movie News"). The Hollywood Reporter. Disney had a whole slate of shows in the works that were scheduled for release on Disney+ starting in Fall 2020 with The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (see "'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier', 'WandaVision', 'Loki', 'What if...?', 'Hawkeye' TV News"). Deadline. Netflix has halted all film and scripted productions in the US and Canada, so it looks like fans may have to wait a little longer to see how Jim Hopper escaped to Russia (see "New 'Stranger Things 4' Promo Reveals that Hopper IS ALIVE!! ").
WarnerMedia shut down production on comic-based shows such as Supergirl and Batwoman according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Kung Fu pilot and an untitled Goonies re-enactment were also impacted by the virus. The CW's Superman & Lois, which was recently ordered as a series, will be now shot in June or July (see "'Superman and Lois' Ordered "), and production on the last season of Supernatural was suspended.